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we're back now with more of "today" on a tuesday morning. it's the 6th day of november, 2012. yes, that makes it election day 2012. as you come from the sky and take a look downt the skating rink, what was normally rockefeller plaza, now it's democracy plaza on this election day. just across the street, kathy corner there, studio 1a. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. nice people stopping by on a chilly november morning here in new york city. we're happy they joined us, and a lot of people waking this up
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morning to go out and vote early. a polling place in cincinnati, ohio. of course, that could be the swing state of all swing states, and people already at it voting there this morning and down in florida, another very key battleground state. we've got voting going on there as well. >> a lot of wet weather down there. >> that's right. >> and we've seen both candidates vote this morning, and, of course, we know that president obama cast his vote early in chicago a couple weeks ago. also ahead, we've done a real political analysis and now we'll do fun political analysis, very unscientific polls in our "take 3" just ahead, and then we'll take a look back at one of the most iconic images in an american brand, the gerber baby, and we'll meet the original gerber baby and reveal the new one. >> that's kind of cool. >> yeah. >> and then the latest trend in beauty. everything you need to know from the hottest creams to help you look younger to teeth brighteners, all covered for you. the newest of the new. >> all right. lots to get to. let's go inside. natalie is standing by at the
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news desk with all the headlines. >> good morning again, matt, savannah and al. good morning, everyone. it's decision day as voters nationwide cast their presidential ballot. nbc's peter alexander is in belmont, massachusetts with more. peter, good morning. >> reporter: natalie, good morning to you. just about ten minutes ago we watched mitt romney and his wife ann walk out of this polling site behind us in the community of belmont just outside of boston. when governor romney walked inside, he was asked by one of the reporters who followed him who do you vote for? he said i think you know who. this is the end of a six-year journey for governor romney, a presidential bid that dates back that long. today he's actually going back on the campaign trail. he's going to head to ohio and pennsylvania to try to rally support there, motivate supporters and also thank some of his volunteers. the president, of course, voted earlier. he voted last week. he is spending this day in chicago in what has become an annual tradition, at least on election day for the president is that he's going to have a game of basketball with some of his close friends, by natalie, as we have witnessed, this is an
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exceedingly close race right now and both sides are particularly confident that despite polls that may show the president with the lead they are going to come out victorious tomorrow. that's the latest from here. now back to you. >> peter alexander in belmont, massachusetts. and a reminder can you catch all of our nbc election night coverage live from democracy plaza tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern time and 4:00 p.m. pacific. more than 1 million homes and businesses are still in the dark today as new york and new jersey struggle to recover after superstorm sandy. just as dropping temperatures and a new storm head to the region. a nor'easter set to head to the area on wednesday and officials are helping to ease the voting process allowing people in emergency zones to vote in any polling station they can access. violence in the middle east this morning in iraq. a car bomb has exploded near a military base north of baghdad killing at least 27 people and wounding dozens of others. meantime this morning in syria, gunmen assassinate the the
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brother of the parliament speaker in damascus. this as the government shutters the office of hamas breaking with the militant group it once backed against israel. officials from american airlines and u.s. airways are reportedly meeting today to discuss the benefits and downsides of a possible merger. both airlines announced last week that they had signed a non-disclosure agreement and would exchange confidential information while they evaluate a potential combination. american's parent company filed for bankruptcy protection nearly one year ago. "x" factor judge britney spears is becoming a woman of letters. the pop star is currently in talks with the publishers to write her first solo novel. the hollywood reporter says the work of fiction would probably incorporate elements of spears' real life. spears has already one fiction and one nonfiction book to her credit, both co-written with her mother. it's now four minutes after the hour. you're up to date. let's go back outside with al with another check of the
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weather right across the way. >> outside comes inside, a beautiful thing. weather-wise, first of all at natalie mentioned, nor'easter, strong winds developing along the coast. bands of rain spreading north. waves, coastal flooding. because of all the damage from sandy earlier we do have a storm surge we're expecting from maryland all the way up to new haven, connecticut of 2 to 4 more feet late wednesday afternoon on into midnight, and we're also looking at windy weather. coastal winds with 50 to 60-mile-per-hour gusts, may bring down more power lines or at least slow down the work on the power line being done already, and snow to talk about. because this thing may move a little further to the east, it's going to drag in colder air, and so we're talking about snow. still too early to tell how much from salisbury, maryland all the way up to caribou, maine. yeah. great. that's what's going on around >> good morning. it will be a chilly day today. a mixture of sun and clouds.
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high temperature near 50 degrees. >> all right. now to today's "take 3" as we share our take on top stories catching our attention. joining us is msnbc's alex wagner. >> what are you going to be doing? >> ordering pizza, ordering room service. >> putting on your pjs. >> i'll be calling the senate races. >> cool. >> we've seen so many polls this election season. how about we look at unscientific polls. the first is the redskins role. i know people who believe in
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this. in 17 of the past 18 races a win for the washington redskins meant a win for the incumbent president or party. and in fact the -- the result of the redskins last home game before the election has a near perfect record. so here's what happened. the redskins lost on sunday, so if you believe the redskins rule, mitt romney will be the next president. >> there is an exception to the rule. 17 out of 18. the one time that the incumbent didn't win was president herbert walker bush. >> can't the redskins just be allowed to just win games? doesn't rg3 have enough pressure on his shoulders? >> i detect a bias towards the redskins. >> you know, a child of washington, d.c., and i am a skins fan. >> okay. >> sorry they lost. >> how about the cookie poll. i like this one. >> this i feel like might have vg to it. the bakery has count the votes based on cookie sale n.2008 the
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obama cookie got 68% of the cookie sale and 68% of the electoral vote. well, the cookie poll this year currently has obama beating romney 14,317 cook toys 12,690 cookies. >> you know why his was more popular? >> because with the ears you get extra cookie. >> i mean, savannah, what kind of cookies are these, too, do we know? is it oatmeal rasin in. >> probably sugar cookies. >> to be truly fair it should be the same type of cooky. >> truly. >> and the only difference should be just the face. >> this is in the swing state of ohio in a swing area that the candidates have visited a lot. >> a schwing. >> november 6 streak, never heard of this one. since election day standardized in 1845 six presidential elections that fell on november 6th and republicans have all won all six of them, that streak began in 1860 with the streak of abraham lincoln and in 1984
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ronald reagan beat walter mondale so if november 6th is supposedly good for republicans, that's an indication. >> looking at the redskins poll and this, you know, that latest, then i guess -- >> the cookie poll. >> if the election is not called until the 7th then maybe it changes. >> maybe, i don't know. >> all right. take two. a house divided. the "new york times" blog poses the question what happens when you and a family member differ politically over the candidates that you support? >> well, i grew up in a household where there was definitely one parent on each side and it became heated, heated discussion. >> did they talk politics at the dinner table? >> all the time, and i think they finally both decided for things to work and for it to be a better dinner conversation across the board the political talk had to end. >> did it bother you guys as kids listening to mom and dad argue? >> i think it was good because i really grew up getting a sense of both sides of the aisle and what the debates were about, so i got a good sense of, you know, interested in politics early on i think because of that, but at
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the same time there's a place, a time and place for everything, and when it becomes too much, then, you know, you need -- you need to make sure you limit that conversation. >> ex-communicated and cut everybody out of the will who doesn't agree with us. just kidding. totally open discussion. there's strong beliefs in the wagner family. luckily they are shared among many family members. >> you can sit around and agree with each other. we understand there are people out there that are different, with different ideologies and political leanings. >> what about you? >> we -- growing up we had that in my house right now we have a difference of opinions, and, you know, i'm not saying what, but the -- it has led for interesting conversation with the kids. >> yeah. it's good to debate i think but sometimes it gets so heated so i think you have to at a time when it gets too upsetting to step sglak when t back. >> when the police are called. >> democracy, making sure you hear their opinions.
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>> online voting. this is a question a lot of people have been saying. how come we can't vote online? seems like we do everything else online. wouldn't it make life so much easier and especially in countries like canada, norway, australia, they have adopted these online voting systems and it's worked there, so a lot of proponents are saying this would help boost voter turnout, especially the youth vote, but there are people who say, you know, this would create an unlevel voteing field for seni s seniors. don't have access to computers, probably won't get out in that way and people are worried about hackers for hacking into the system and people swaying the vote >> i think you should -- certain things shouldn't be made easy. you know what? this is something that our forefathers fought for. people died for this right, you know, but we both, you know, in civil rights, and, you know, for wars, and i think, you know, there's nothing wrong with going out and actually, like deborah took nicky out this morning, and
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watched the process work. >> it's fun, it's fun. >> and some people actually give out coffee and doughnuts at the polling place. you get free cove and free doughnuts. >> so there you go. >> more reeasons to go to the polls. >> people should have more chances to vote, if the technology is there to help working class families get there and exercise their fundamental american right, i think that's good too, you know. maybe it's not an either/or. >> because of the hurricane, like new jersey, they have actually allowed people to vote online. >> and i think in new york city they announced you can go to any polling station. >> if you're affected by it, go to any polling station. >> exactly. >> we have a bonus take. alex? >> the woman in the white house? >> a woman in the white house, there is a new sheryl crow song called "woman in the white house" downloadable for free. >> i don't think that's it. >> i don't think that's it. ♪ >> that's not it either. >> it's a little bit funkier and more country. >> there we go. >> that sounds like it.
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>> good track. >> and the song has provoked some critics, which is interesting. >> i like the first one though. ♪ >> it sounds like a mom in chief. >> oh, the baby elephant. >> focus, people, back to "woman in the white house." some of the lyrics to the song, time to clean out capitol hill with had a shovel and a pair of high heels because we need a little female common sense. well, we like to spend money, but not money we ain't got, and we can balance a checkbook so i think people have maybe taken it and it sounds a little bit like mom, a first housewife. female cliches or something. >> get a woman in the white house, get some more in the senate. get some more in congress. congress is only 17% female. >> yeah. >> and as we know that does not reflect the gender breakdown of the united states. >> right. >> so i say songs and action. let's go, ladies. >> whether you wear high heels or not. >> exactly. >> and we can balance a
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checkbook. >> and there's some male senators who wear high heels. >> that is a story. alex wagner, thanks so much. >> have fun today. >> this is the super bowl. >> coming up next, the original baby face. we'll meet the gerber baby right after this. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious.
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synonymous with the gerber baby. the original gisher baby is here but first a look back at the iconic image. baby, a print ad that debuted in 1928 and went on to become synonymous with the brand for decades. a familiar baby face that evolved from black and white photos to television ads. >> this extra care goes into all gerber juices. >> but who is the face of gerber, an artist sketched ann turner cook and her face was chosen after a nationwide contest to find the ideal baby for a new line of products. her baby face went on to be trademarked years later, and now a new generation of smiling babies recently competed for the coveted tight of the gerber baby. a new face for a new generation. and we are revehicaling the win right now. her name is mary jane and she's
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here with her parents and the original gerber baby. good morning to all of you. >> good morning. >> congratulations, sarah and billy. what an incredible thing for you and mary jane. obviously adorable and gorgeous. there was tough competition here. 300,000 people submitted pictures. >> yes. >> we basically submitted the picture the very last day within the last two hours of the time frame. it took a little while to get that picture, too, because she would not stop looking at the crowd and the birds and turning her face so it did take a while to get the shot but once we got it we submit it had and got it in in the nick of time. >> did you have a lot of hope? did you think you had a winner? >> of course we think our baby is adorable. >> absolutely. >> and every parent sees that in their child. >> got the gerber spunk for sure. you can finally tell, billy, your family because you've been signature on this secret for three weeks. >> very tough to keep it from our family. so excited and bursting at seams
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with pride for your daughter. can't wait till she grows up to say she's the gerber baby. >> there's a cash prize in this as well, $50,000. >> what do you plan to do with the money? >> higher education. we see the value in that and it's going to her college. >> mary jane is not replacing ann turner cook all together. >> no. >> this is a year long new campaign, the new generation of gerber. >> new advertisements coming in. >> will be the star of this year's advertising. >> tell me how much that changed your life, becoming a gerber baby back in the 1920s. you are the original. >> yes, yes. since 1928 i've been the face of every product that gerber made. it's been wonderful to me to be the symbol for babies, and i've become a symbol worldwide for babies, but even more important for such a good product. i can always be very proud of the product because it's always been good nutrition for babies. >> you still have the same
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cheeks and that sparkle in your eye, for sure. now i know your children, you have four grown children of your own. >> four children. >> all proud of the fact. they go about touting that you're the original gerber baby. >> everywhere they can. >> they always did. even in a grocery store, they would go down the aisle and they would point out that's my mother's picture. well, it's hard to explain to people. >> who do you think of the new generation? >> oh, she is just adorable, and she's a delightful little person. >> she's got that gerber spirit in her, that's for sure. great to have you all here. congratulations. that's a great face, all right. there's the gerber baby for you. thank you all so much. thank you. >> congratulations to you. >> we're so honored. >> you've got it. >> coming up, we're going to switch gears. the foods to reach for the afternoon snack attack craving that hits, but first these messages. perfect golden color. rich in fiber. my dad taught me, and i taught my son out there.
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>> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> we don't expect weather trouble on this election day. a mixture of sunshine and clouds. high temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50s. 40% chance for rain and snow showers. high temperatures
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♪ get out, get out, get out of my head ♪ ♪ and fall in my arms instead >> if you've got a tween in the house, then these guys need no introduction. they are the hottest boy band from britain, one direction, and they are going to be taking over the plaza one week from today, so if you're in the area come on down. bring your best sign. you could win concert tickets from the band. it's going to be a very prouded plaza. we also want to let you know that the stars of the newest "twilight" movie will be stopping by beginning tomorrow with kristen stewart. thursday it's robert pattinson and friday taylor lautner will be here so twihard be sure to
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tune in. >> a tween extravaganza. >> tweenapalooza. >> i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm natalie morales. >> the snack foods you should always have around the house that should fill you up without filling you out. do you see any peanut but they are? probably not, and the beauty trends of the moment from skin dreams to makeup to keep you looking fresh. >> and on this election day we're visiting our class of 2020 practicing their right to vote in their own fifth grade student council elections. >> that's cute. >> but first let's check in with al who is on democracy plaza. >> i made my way down to washington, d.c. to get in the white house press briefing room. only kidding. down here on the concourse. part of democracy plaza. you can have your picture taken in either a replica of the white house briefing room or walk with
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me, duane. you can get your picture taken in the oval office. wow, look at this. what's your names? >> evan. >> and olivia. >> where are you guys from? >> from california. >> they are from california, and there they are and very cute and freckled and red-haired. that's democracy at its best. let's show you what we've got going on for our weather today, along with southeastern atlantic states, a lot of wet weather for election day and plenty of sunshine making its way into the pacific northwest. hey, get your feet off the desk. put your feet up at home? and then for tonight we're looking hat more rain making it way up the mid-atlantic. swing states looking pretty good, and i don't think that's democracy at work. >> no. >> anyway, that's what's going on around the >> good morning. things will be pretty quiet on this election day but things
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will be chilly. a mixture of sun and clouds. >> and that's your latest weather. ladies? >> all right, al. >> thank you. >> coming up next, the hottest new trends in beauty right after this. ♪
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this morning on "today's beauty," you newest trends. our lifestyle expert has scoured the market from harris to nails to help you find the best. good morning. >> good morning. >> there's new products and new technology all the time. you brought us the latest and greatest. you start with skin care. hyperpigmentation is the new wrinkle. what do you mean by that? >> we focus so much attention on wrinkles, what really ages us is our uneven tone so recent developments have shown that uneven tone is how we register aging. so that fresh glow to our skin, so this is going to be a bipartisan choice because it's natural and effective. you can choose both. they have a full system with apple plant stem cells that will help to diminish uneven tones and give you a healthy growth. >> brown spots or dark spots as
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you age. kind of helping with that. >> perfect system. >> my dermatologist uses this skin care system. >> elure is amazing and has won every award out there. it contains a mushroom extract. it helps did i miminish an unev tone. >> this is more natural. >> exactly. >> now olay a top brandywiner as well. >> it is. so we have learned our abcs of dreams and now we're on to cc dreams. this is going to be like its predecessor in that it gives you the coverage, the spf around moic moistization and contains more anti-aging and will help with more coverage so this is better for your skin. >> what's this? >> going into the aging hair section. >> because your hair shows your age, too, thinner, less
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lustrous. >> it does. on average we lose 100 strands of hair per day, and as we get older that process slows down. those replacement hairs don't come back and hair should have 13% moisture but we also lose that as we age. >> right. >> this is a collect of different products they will add in some of those benefits so hair care companies are pulling from skin care companies and adding in the anti-aging ingredients. >> what are some of the ingredients? >> this one uses caviar that helps smooth the hair follicle and this uses vitamin e and this mask that will split out the cuticle as well and add vibrancy back into the hair. >> and air tools. >>flatteners dry out the hair. this one has a fabric side to protect your hair and allows it to breathe. you get the sleek hair but there's volume. it does an incredible job of adding volume but not drying it out. >> let's move on to teeth
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because your smile can really tell a lot, really shows your age a lot if you have yellowed teeth or discoloration to your teeth. seen all the whitening systems but now the whitening systems basically work within minutes. >> we all know whitening teeth are so important but sometimes it's hard to do it every day or spend hours. new technology that makes it very accessible. this is luster now. it actually contains a blue toothpaste. >> it's blue. >> that's going to get these white. >> optical effect. right away you can use it. >> interesting. >> after drinking a glass of wine, use this and it will take away the redness. pop some gum in your mouth by super smile and glo has a textured tip and rub away the stains before they settle. >> after that glass of wine, take that stick and there you go go. >> now over here, the new trends in beauty, bold lips. >> bold bright red lips. >> yeah. >> you want to be classy, not flashy with your lips, and so choose your deep berries and reds. ox blood is a popular color this
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season so use that, but the biggest problem with reds is they bleed very easily. darker shades bleed very easily so use a translucent powder first and then a pencil. it will create a barrier so your lipstick doesn't blend in, and if you're afraid of wearing any type of deep reds, go into a shotter shade. this is a collection of lighter pinks that allows it to be easier. >> and blushes. >> juxtapose that bright tara lipinski s with the more pale neutral-colored cheek. >> if you have more of a dry skin, use this, it's a cream bush, builds easily. >> real quick, running out of time, colored nails and here we're seeing candidate colors for today. >> democracy at work. red and blue. >> if you don't want that you can still go neutral. >> talking, if you want to do what i do and stay bipartisan and wear both colors. >> sarah, thank you so much. >> thank you. nice to be here. >> coming up, the best foods to
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new light & fit greek. be light and fit and satisfied. and you pick the price that works for you. great. whoa, whoa, jamie. watch where you point that thing. [ mocking ] "watch where you point that thing." you point yours, i point mine. okay, l-let's stay calm. [ all shouting ] put it down! be cool! everybody, just be cool! does it price better on the side? no, it just looks cooler. the name your price tool, only from progressive. call or click today. i got you covered. thank you. oh, you're so welcome. this morning on "take it off today" healthy foods to have on hand in your fridge, freezer and pantry. "today" contributor and nutritionist joy bauer say these staples will help you whip up a quick meal to help keep you on
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your diet track. first of all, happy birthday. >> thank you. >> joy bauer. >> a national shutout. >> i got the birthday tingles. >> on election day. >> very nice. >> there's three things. we've got your fridge, your freezer and your pantry and things you should have in there to keep from you going off the healthy eating. >> there are a gazillion healthy items but these in my opinion are some of the best of the best. >> starting in the fridge, your eggs. >> one egg supplies you with six grams of high quality protein, and they are so versatile, from breakfast to dinner. make fritattass for dinner all the time, reduced-fat cheese and so many brands and get the same amount of calcium and protein and less calories and less of the bad fat. >> and they used to taste kind of rubbery, not anymore. >> as lange as it's reduced fat. you want to avoid the fat-free but this tastes like the real mccoy. >> you say use hummus. >> every refrigerator should have a brand of a non-fat plain
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yogurt, either greek or regular because you can use it instead of sour cream for dips and recipes. >> greek yogurt has become so hot now. >> so hot and a lot of proteins. >> and, of course, vegetables. >> veggies. >> a few that i want to sort of feature, one bell pepper has more than twice the amount of vitamin c as an orange, and we're getting into cold and flu season so we want to boost the immune system and when it comes to the green vegetables, kale and baby spinach leaves. it's like having a multi-vitamin. they are packed with everything from "a" to "z." anti-oxidants that promote short vision and a fun fact. baby spin each leaves, al, have more nutrients than fully matured spinach because the young leaves are more biological and active. >> i don't know if that's a fun fact, but it's an interesting one, not so much to me. >> fun if you're a nutritionist. we're a little warped. >> going to the freezer. >> when it comes to the freezer, i look to stock my nuts and seeds in the freezer because it keeps them fresher longer. great snack or extension for
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diabetics because it won't spike your blud sugar. >> edamame in the pod, i call them magic beans. >> the magic bean is packed with protein and fiber and kids love them. >> fresh versus frozen. >> just as much nutrition. don't be afrase frayed of frozen vegetables and fruit and there's no ways and on the added season month they are more available. >> and then to the pantry. this stuff won't go bad. >> oats, whether it's quick-cooking oats or the pope of oats. >> the pope of oats. >> it's all whole grain, all loaded with finer. >> can also be the rabbi of oats. >> or the rabbi of oats, that's right. >> not just for breakfast because you can use it to thicken soup and because of junkie refined bread crumbs as a binder of things like turkey meatloaf and turkey meat balls, what do you think? >> absolutely. >> whole grain pasta and marina sauce. everybody needs this in their pantry. when it comes to marina sauce, it could be a salt bomb.
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you want to look for brands with no more than 350 milligrams of sodium, two or less. >> salmon. >> this is wild salmon, either in the can or in the pouch. it's got more heart healthy omega three fats and whenever you can swap your tuna salad fortuna salad, add this with hot sauce, drink this stuff like crazy in my house. go with nut butters, so many great ones. >> lentils. >> good for your body and environment. go for low sodium, if you rinse them from a cole lander you reduce about 40% of the salt. >> coming up, election day through the eyes of fifth graders when we visit the
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it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
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in our class of 2020 series
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we've been following a group of student from their first day of kindergarten to their high school graduation. >> and as their parents get ready to vote in today's election two of our students have been running their own campaigns for fifth grade student council president, and they are just finding out how tough politics can be at any level. >> obviously the president needs to be a school leader it's less than a month before student council elections and the candidates are learning what it takes to run for office. >> you will stand up and give a speech as to why you want to run for president. >> for fifth graders like caroline it's the last chance to be president in elementary school. >> give me the markers. >> every good campaign needs a good poster, and caroline's is straightforward. as she puts the finishing touches on her speech, caroline starts to find her voice as a candidate. >> what are you going to promise? >> i don't know. >> are you going to promise anything? >> i don't want to promise anything. >> that's probably smart. >> because then if it doesn't
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happen. >> i'm nervous because i want to know who wins, but i'm excited because it's a fun process. >> just a few blocks away caroline's classmate and a good friend is preparing her own speech. >> hello, my name is ruby, and i'm running for your school president. >> ruby is branding herself as the truth candidate. >> i think you have to make a distinction and say instead of making promises i'm going to give you my ideas. >> and her poster is as colorful as her personality. for ruby making posters is the easy part. the hard part is running for president against one of her best friends. >> i don't want to lose friendships with caroline because i love caroline. >> ruby and caroline have been good friends since kindergarten. >> we promised each other we wouldn't get mad at each other if one of us won. >> on the day before the election, 300 students filled the auditorium to heart candidates make their pitch. a fifth grader named tyler kicked off the presidential
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candidate speeches with a bang. >> make some noise. if you want more sports tournaments. >> yeah! >> in her speech caroline stresses her accomplishments. >> i favor recycling and did student council last year as class representative. >> and then it's ruby's turn. >> you'll hear a lot of candidates make promises that they won't keep, but i'm not making any promises. no promises. but i do have some great ideas. >> all that is left now is the voting and the counting of the ballots. >> very close between two candidates for president at this point. >> at the end of the day the candidates gather in the library to learn the results. >> i see that a lot of you are nervous, so i just want everybody to take a deep breath and relax your bodies. >> after a few minutes of anxiety and anticipation the principal announces the results to the school. >> please excuse the interruption. the results from student council
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election are in. president tyler gannet. >> caroline is speechless and ruby has to be consoled by her friends. >> are you okay? >> i'm fine. >> after school caroline and ruby comfort each other while the new president gets a big hug from his dad. ruby thinks she knows the secret to tyler's success. >> he got the whole entire third grade to vote for him. >> turns out a ground game is important, even in elementary school elections. a valuable lesson for the girls' next attempt at politics. >> maybe just walk around campus a little more. >> yeah. >> maybe just like get to know people more. >> all about that ground game. well, caroline and ruby say they feel good about how they ran their campaigns, and most important they maintained their friendship throughout the process and for more on the class of 2020 visit our website, >> those are great kids. >> fantastic. >> mor
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so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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NBC November 6, 2012 9:00am-10:00am EST

News/Business. (2012) Healthy foods; decorating a small space; student council elections; beauty trends. New. (CC) (Stereo)

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